On June 9th, 1534, Jacques Cartier diescovered the St. Lawerence River.
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A thought for the day: Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. -- Albert Einstein
On this date in history:
In 1498, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus set foot on the American mainland for the first time, at the Paria Peninsula in present-day Venezuela.
In 1790, the first U.S. ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Roman Emperor Claudius I, born in 10 B.C.
- explorer William Clark in 1770
- Francis Scott Key, composer of The Star-Spangled Banner, in 1779
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Today is Saturday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2015 with 152 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Saturn and Venus.
On August 1st, 1831, the London Bridge opened.
A thought for the day: You cannot go into a shop and buy a good game of golf. -- Sam Snead